| Karachi : Cotton at Rs7,000, up for third-day in a row (August 12, 10)|
Spot rate of average quality lint closed 100 rupees higher, at Rs7,000 per maund, for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, as rampant floods in the country continue to devastate vast area of cotton crops in Punjab, dealers said.
| India : Symposium on technical textiles sector (August 12, 10)|
A one-day International Symposium on 'prospects for Technical Textile sector in India,' would be held on August 16, at Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women, here.
| India : Experts insist on capacity building & productivity (August 11, 10)|
The Indian apparel industry must reduce costs, improve productivity and comply with internationally-accepted social and environment compliance parameters, several exporters and industry experts said.
| China : China`s cotton spinning sector maintains momentum in first 5 months (August 11, 10)|
The Chinese cotton spinning sector performed well in the first five months this year, reaching a yarn production volume of 10,213,100 tons, up 17.41%, the latest figures of China¨Ůs National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the Chinese customs office showed. The accumulative fabric production volume was 23.888 billion metres, representing a growth of 17.38%. The growth in the woven apparel making was 20.36% in terms of production volume increase.
| India : Textile industry upbeat as TUFS proposals get ministry nod (August 11, 10)|
Powerloom weavers and textile processors in the country's biggest man-made fabric industry in Surat are upbeat with Union minister of textiles Dayanidhi Maran accepting most of the demands put forth by the industry experts under the revised Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) on Tuesday. The draft proposals under the revised TUFS are likely to be tabled in the Cabinet within 10 days.
| India : India may allow cotton export next season (August 11, 10)|
India plans to resume free trade of cotton from the new marketing season that begins October 1 to let farmers reaping a bumper crop gain from record international prices. But a limit is likely on the total quantity that can be exported so that ample supply remains for local textile mills.